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to last year, according to a report. and the website reach the city tied with portland as that accept second most bicycle friendly city in the country .. >> we make strides as far as bike lanes and more bike safety measures, expanded bicycle parking, we have a long way to go but this all started with what happened two decades ago. >> on valencia at the welcome center for the event today, bicyclist from all over the world are checking in, some are long time critical mass riders and tell me the city has come a long way but i could get more bicycles and lake, as for whether that message has been heard? >> it is interesting because i think that critical mass is not driving any one particular message around how to improve the city, it is really an awareness statements of " your real art, we're taking up this amount of space with as many cycles to show you that we exist ". i would not say that we have any goals that we want to achieve. >> when it first presented itself there was a lot confrontation. >> yes there was. mad motorists have occasionally tried to run down the bicyclist. bicyclist
pennsylvania. a whole issue of voter suppression and having been in charlotte, a great civil-rights city, where the students from the historical black college in 1960 set up a lunch counter in to grant them and yet, what do we see today? state after state, efforts to suppress voting rights instead of expanding them. not enough people vote in this country. in pennsylvania, there is legislation now on the books that could disenfranchise between 750,000-1 million people. president obama won by 600,000 boats in pennsylvania last time. this really does determine the election. i don't care who you are for. this will determine the election. it is a huge problem or the country. we should be celebrating voters going to the polls, not putting impediments in their way. host: the radio program "democracy now" turns 25 this year? guest: we started in 1996. we were just on radio. the week of september 11, 2001, we started on the first television station in new york city on public access. then it just caught on like wildfire beyond the election and more television stations aired us and radio stations and npr
's great to be with you. host: you are in the midst of a 100-city tour that you tell me is running through election day. where are you at this point in the tour, and how many more cities do you have? guest: well, i think i'm at c-span right now, although it is a little confusing. last night i was at the university of virginia in charlingtsville. today we'll be at the washington convention center, the green fest tonight. baltimore book fest. tomorrow, richmond, virginia, at noon. and then in the evening i'll speak in norfolk. then on monday night, we'll be at virginia tech, which is very interesting, going back to the scene of the massacre. i'll be speaking there, you know, 32 people were killed there. and colin goddard is coming with us. he was one of those victims. he was shot four times. i'm also looking forward to interviewing a professor there. and then we're on to colorado for the big debate. we're going to be doing something interesting. we're both speaking on the silent majority election 2012 tour, but also we do this daily, radio and television broadcast that airs on over 1,100 sta
traveled to iraq to become suicide bombers. the highest number from any town outside of iraq. >> the city and its surroundings were sympathetic to these groups because they had a common enemy which was kadafi. >> from the onset of the revolution, it was the extremists that provided security. after liberation was announced, there was increasing pressure on kald in yemen and other places. alleged to have been sent here by al qaeda's leader. according to security sources, these militia have a common goal weakening and infiltrating libya's security apparatus. in benghazi there have been more than a dozen assassinations of former military officers. sources tell cnn that many of them were reportedly on a islamist hit list to eliminate qualified individuals that could pose a threat. kernel from the lyan army was recently kidnapped. he doesn't know by whom or exactly why. he got a call from a man who spoke as if he knew him and said he had urgent information to pass on. outside his home, in broad daylight, two masked man forced him into their car. when i got into the car, they put a black hood on
. of course, no prison inside vatican city, but there's an according with the italian state. he would serve his sentence confined in an italian prison, probably in rome, but the bigger thing is the pope would probably pardon him. he's asked for forgiveness, and the pope has indicated that as part of faith, catholic faith, forgiveness is a huge part of that. he will probably pardon the butler. especially if the butler doesn't make waves. you know, i think the butler is playing along with this particular trial as he's playing nicely, not rocking the boat, not giving any secrets away. there's no reason why the pope wouldn't pardon him. he'll probably never work again in the vatican city or state but he will be pardoned. >> thanks so much from rome. keep us posted on that trial. >> for many, a trip to the spa is part of their vacation, but for some, it is the vacation. next, we'll tell you where the best places to go are if you need to unwind. . yeah, i'm looking to save, but i'm not sure which policy is right for me. you should try our coverage checker. it helps you see if you have too much co
lloyd back from total blindness. and "on the road", steve hartman visits a restaurant whose special city a second helping of compassion. >> i've been very lucky and i want people to have what i have. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" yzith scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, mitt romney has 39 days to turn his 45esidential campaign into a winner but the support of a key voting group is in jeopardy. seniors tend to vote republicans but many are concerned about what a president romney might do with medicare. look at this poll of key swing states by the "washington post." in florida where nearly one out of three voters is over 65, romney trails president obama by four points. 51% to 47%. in ohio, romney is down eight points, 52% to 44%. and it gets about the same z mbers in virginia, eight points behind. in those three states, of senior voters who said medicare is extremely important 53% are going with president obama, 42% mitt romney. we asked dean reynolds to tell us more about the medicare factor. >> the first step to a stronger strcare is to repeal obamacare.
, in syria, the battle for control of the northern city of aleppo intensified as rebels made their broadest push yet to drive assad's forces out. heavy clashes were reported with government troops firing tank and mortar shells, while rebels fought back with heavy machine guns, mortars and rocket- propelled grenades. it was the heaviest fighting the city has seen in two months. in iraq, some 80 inmates, including al qaeda militants, escaped from a prison. the jailbreak happened overnight in tikrit after several convicts seized weapons from a prison storeroom. they clashed with security guards for hours before overpowering them and breaking free. a dozen people were killed, including ten guards. iraqi officials said 36 of the inmates were later recaptured. police in minneapolis said the gunman in an office shooting yesterday habeenired hours before he killed four people and then himself. another of the shooting victims died in the hospital today. last evening, dozens of police and swat team officials swarmed a minneapolis neighborhood after a man opened fire at a sign- making business. the co
nominee will hold a rally in the city of derry in just a few hours. meanwhile, vice president biden is in the battleground state of florida. he's going to attend a campaign event in fort myers this morning. on friday he met with seniors at a retirement village in boca raton. >> governor romney's plan goes into effect it can mean that everyone, every one of you, would be paying more on -- taxes on your social security. >> michelle obama is encouraging young voters to get to the polls. like right now. the first lady spoke to college students in iowa friday, urging them to go into nearby early voting booths to cast their ballots. >> you got a whole month to make it happen. a whole month to vote! as i tell my children, don't procrastinate. no procrastination. make it happen. do it today. >> joining me now, political reporter for "the washington post" felicia somnez and white house correspondent for the hill, amy barnes. good morning. >> good morning. >> so, amy, i'm going to start with you. on libya, earlier this week the president said on "the view" that he thought it was an act of ter
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. rao the city to the other radio in los angeles. like to point out that we're all graduates of the university of michigan law school. different years. larry is older than i am. and is a little bit younger, but the three of us all graduated from law school. now one of us has been invited back to campus to speak. go figure. three nationally syndicated talk show hosts with a lot of audience and none of us have been invited back. every five years i invited back to harvard to be the person that this town. that the chief of staff and director of the peace corps and communications director. duval patrick is the governor of massachusetts. grover norquist. it's like groundhog day every side -- every five years before us identify our class. we have the only two conservatives the gun and of harvard. the rest of us just throw things at us. it's always amusing commute the series is very good. come back in november bummer doing when it -- william henry harrison. it's a very short program. you don't want to miss that one. and such a presidential merit i visited his tomb. his tomb is in a s
the good-paying jobs such as we had here at gst steel in kansas city, the middle class is going to become extinct. >> neither obama nor romney have public events scheduled for today, but vice president joe biden and paul ryan were both on the trail. the vice president was in florida this morning, ryan is in new hampshire and is traveling to ohio for an event tonight. we will, of course, have more on all of these stories over the next two hours. in case you have not heard, the countdown is on to colorado. even though both campaigns are playing the lowered expectations game, you can bet their furiously preparing for the denver debate. joining me now to talk about it, garrett hake, who has been traveling with the romney campaign. garrett, good saturday afternoon to you. what can you tell me about governor romney's debate preparations this weekend? >> well, craig, i can tell you, so far, it hasn't really started at. at the moment, he's over at his oldest son's house in massachusetts. we are expecting governor romney to participate in some more debate prep this weekend. understand senator rob
of this seriously, as you can imagine. eric is live in new york city. >> reporter: he says he did nothing wrong and may have been hoodwinked by people giving wrong information. claims the worker sent out to register republican voters in florida. he spoke to the newspaper, now finds himself at the center of a growing investigation that touches on the race for the white house. the company strategic allied consultant was hired to register voters in five states, now fired by the republican national committee and several state parties after over 100 suspect signatures showed up in palm beach county, florida. the company blames one employee saying in part, we were able to identify the cards in question were all the work of one individual. we are very proud of our work product, unfortunately, not everyone takes the issue of fraud seriously. when someone commits voter fraud it is an affront to everyone living in this country. supervisor of elections told us, voter fraud hurts our democracy. >> i think the key is every time something like this happens, it affects voters' confidence in the entire system.
the country? >> everywhere. any big city has it. every city in america has it, but also on the internet. the pimps go on the internet, an app like back page.com, it has an app and you can buy sex over the internet. >> this is a problem for over 20 million people. >> the state ambassador at large said that 27 million people living in slavery today. our film, "trade of innocence" deals with the problem of child sex trafficking in southeast asia, and we made it in take land but for cambodia. >> what got you passionate about this? oscar winning actress, mom, have you a lot going on in your life, and dedicated an immense amount of personal time and passion about this. >> it's meeting survivors. i was meeting for amnesty international, and we covered human trafficking as one of the topics that really affects women and girlses in the world, and i rediscovered that slavery is alive and well, it's just gone underground. illegal now, but thriving, $32 billion a year criminal enterprise, tied with illicit arms trading, and the u.s. government spends more in one month on the war in drugs than it ha
hampshire today. the republican vice-presidential nominee met with voters in the city of derry just a short time ago. >> all these promises were made in the idea of hope and change. and people -- it sounded pretty good. but when the rhetoric went aside and the time to act occurred, the ideas are the old ideas that have failed time and again. >> as for mitt romney, he spent some time in pennsylvania on friday. and despite trailing the president as much as ten points in some polls, governor romney made this bold prediction. >> it is an honor to be here with you and to be here with these cadets and to be at this extraordinary place that so many presidents past have visited. and well, a president future is visiting today. >> and when i become president of the united states. >> i'm going to win pennsylvania and i'm going to become the next president of the united states. >> we'll be talking with our political journalists about all that in just a moment. today there's reaction and a rare reversal from u.s. intelligence official on what happened in libya. officials now admit they got it wrong. the
. the city of denver is also planning to make major changes including street closures and changes to traffic patterns. organizers say it's all well worth it to be at the center of the political world for one night. here's a surprising revelation from one of the nation's most powerful women. homeland security secretary janet napolitano. she says she doesn't use e-mail ever. and as tanya tells us she's not the only power plier who manages to survive unplugged. >> hillary clinton is e mailing here is not the head of homeland security. janet just yesterday revealed this shocker. >> what did your personal security look like? >> don't laugh but i just don't use e-mail at all. >> in the hunger games jennifer lawrence's character is a fierce shot. but in real life, the actress won't shoot off an e-mail. >> because the internet scares me. it never ends. it's like the universe. >> we're not laughing. we're jealous. it seems the more powerful you are, the less you need what the rest of us breathe. elton john may sing about galaxy travel but despises cell p
. atlanta's a big hot spot. new york is a big hot spot. sacramento, seattle, portland. any big city has it. every city in america has it. but it's also on the internet so the pimps go on the internet, on to an app and you can basically buy sex via the internet. >> this is a problem of at least 20 million people. >> yes. our state department ambassador at large to combat human trafficking said the other night that it's 27 million people living in slavery today. but our film deals with the problem of child sex trafficking in southeast asia and we made it in thailand because the cambodians did not want us there. >> what got you passionate about this? oscar winning actress, mom. you have a lot going on in your life and you dedicated an immense amount of personal time and passion to this. >> it's meeting survivors. once i did -- i was working for amnesty international as their spokesperson. we covered human trafficking as one of the topics that really affects women and girls in the world. and i discovered, we discovered that slavery is alive and well. it's just gone underground. it's illegal no
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for this edition of the "washington journal." we will see you♪ >> city first of the presidential debates wednesday night live on c-span and online at c-span.org, watch and engage. next on c-span, and national survey on illicit and prescription drug use. followed by a look at the link between national security and childhood obesity. later, and allied campaign rally with vice-president joe biden. he is touring through florida. and a stop in fort myers as part of his swing through the state. join us for live coverage of the vice president at 11:40 a.m. eastern here on c-span. >> every generation in our history has worked and sacrificed to leave a better country to their children or grandchildren and future generations. we were then a spending their money. we are now even more, much more spending their money. and we are leaving them a mess. it will be very difficult to deal with. and if we are about week, just think if -- comes to take us over. the last thing i want to see is our country taken over because we are so financially weak. we are on the edge of the cliff. we have got to start fixi
to travel hundreds of miles and then pay to stay overnight in one of those two cities. one abortion rights advocate says she making connections in other states outside arizona where she might have to start sending women who need abortions across state lines. abortion is like but when you have to -- in texas where women also face a forced ultrasound, women are crossing the border into mexico to buy drugs they hope will end their pregnancies from unlicensed pharmacists and unregulated pharmacies. one mexican pharmacist who has been selling a drug over the counter says he's heard of girls hemorrhaging after using that drug saying, quote, i try my best to explain the consequences but there's only so much i can do. another pharmacist saying it sells, that's the problem. i just say you might have problems later. in texas, in other words, the back alley abortions of the days before roe v. wade are back. they just happen to involved unregulated pharmaceuticals instead of coat hangers. and in arizona women are mobilizing to shuttle patients out of state to get access to abortion. and in mississippi
at the politics of a city like los angeles, identity is strong. it is a localized phenomenon. stagnation will further deepen those things. one in the difficulties is that republicans really need upward mobility in order to make this and move away from the idea that it is a single issue consistency. another thing about taxes that i mentioned is that this is why i keep thinking about this. i take your point about primaries. tax is a pretty big issue. if you're looking for a candidate who does well, very big constituency. romney is not strongly over performing. you think a tax cut message might resonate. the politics have changed considerably. there are many conservative folks who have talked about the idea and some of calling for marginal tax cuts, why don't you call for a dramatic expansion of the child-care tax credit th. >> some say it barack obama represented the gary hart vote as well as jesse jackson. will you ever have a republican primary candidate who can unite those sensibilities as well? the problem that mitt romney faces is that initially he had a plan that was less have the ca
, and how many more cities do you have? >> i think i am at c-span, but it is a little confusing. tomorrow we will be in richmond, virginia. then in the evening i will be in norfolk. monday night we will be of virginia tech, which is very interesting, going back to the scene of the massacre. i will be speaking there. 32 people were killed there. one dog of the victim's -- one of the victims was shot four times. i am interested in interviewing a professor there. then we are on to colorado for the big debate. we are both speaking on the silent majority, election 2012 tour, but also, we do this daily, radio and television broadcast that airs on over 1100 stations, so we have to do the broadcast wherever we are. being on the scene has been remarkable. i will give you one example. we last week were in freeport, ill., and we got a broadcaster rai, and we went to the stephensons their ground -- broadcast truck, and we went to the stephensons fairground, which happens to be owned by bain capital. and the workers across the street are camping out because the technology company is closing up shop and t
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